John Walton

about 1787–
Overton, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

John Walton was born about 1787, in Overton, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom. He had at least 1 son with Margaret Halliwell.

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Family Time Line

John Walton
1787–
Margaret Halliwell
1787–1809
John Halliwell
1809–1852

Spouse and Children

children

(1)

World Events (3)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 14

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1815

Age 28

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Age 36

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places called Walton. The first element in these names was variously Old English walh ‘foreigner’, ‘Briton’, genitive plural wala ( see Wallace ), w(e)ald ‘forest’, w(e)all ‘wall’, or wæll(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • John Walton in entry for John Halliwell, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Legacy NFS Source: John /Walton/ - Church record: Christening record or certificate: male

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